Vegetation management on transmission and distribution lines is critical for safe, reliable power.
Whether it's routine line clearance, capital clearing, or emergency storm restoration work, Asplundh has unmatched resources in experienced personnel, specialized equipment and expertise. We can be a valuable partner in developing efficient and effective vegetation management programs to meet the reliability standards enforced by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC).
Asplundh's standards for safety and professionalism also help to make a positive impression on the utility customers with whom our crews interact.
Since 1928, Asplundh has been providing professional, cost effective line clearance services to utilities and municipalities. Today, Asplundh provides a much wider range of specialized services, but line clearance is still the core of our business. With approximately 33,000 vegetation management professionals serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Asplundh's equipment and people resources are world-class.
Regardless of the size or scope of your job requirements, Asplundh is ready and able to serve you. System reliability and public relations are serious concerns for utilities and municipalities. We can help your organization's position on both of these issues because our employees receive ongoing training in safety, proper pruning techniques, productivity and customer relations.
Our line clearance services include:
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NERC Compliance and Risk Assessment
Compliance with NERC regulations for vegetation management on transmission lines in particular, make it especially important for utilities to identify threats from vegetation, eliminate them and provide all the documentation required. This requires people, processes and systems to gather the data and analyze it. A work plan must be developed and quality control maintained. All of these services can be contracted through our subsidiary ArborMetrics Solutions. which maximizes the use of project management principles, powerful proprietary software and mobile workforce technology to help utilities manage vegetation efficiently and effectively.
When it comes to tough terrain like swamps and mountains, our subsidiary Asplundh Brush Control (ABC) is the expert to call on. Whether it's capital clearing, reclaiming a right-of-way, or widening it for higher voltages, ABC has the right equipment and highly skilled operators to get the job done safely, efficiently and with proper environmental protection.